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My 60's, 70's , & 80's Dimes Weighing 2.2 Grams

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 Posted 02/21/2021  3:25 pm Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add AprilRoberts to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hey just wondering I have several dimes from the 60's 70's and 80's but they all weigh 2.2 grams is that normal I also have a bunch of the 1982 pennies that weigh 3.1 grams as well
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 Posted 02/21/2021  3:31 pm  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add coop to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Normal weights:

Cents in 1982 were two weights:
2.5 grams for zinc
3.11 grams for copper planchets.
Dimes are 2.5 grams, but if they are worn down, that would reduce the weight. When turn on your scale, make sure to press the tare button to make sure it is setup correctly.

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